The Natural Disasters of Omi

Yasu Dotaku Museum

poster for The Natural Disasters of Omi
[Image: Lake Biwa Flood of 1896 (photo provided by the Lake Biwa Museum)]

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Nature provides abundant blessings, but also causes great damage at times through earthquakes, torrential rains, and other disasters. Human beings form societies by living in such environments while cultivating awareness of their regions’ histories and cultures. Focusing on the history of earthquakes, floods, and other natural disasters in the Omi region, this exhibition introduces the history and lifestyles of the Omi people, who have lived with and confronted nature’s violent threat.

[Related Event]
Commemorative Lecture “Earthquake Archeology and the Ruins of Omi”
Date: Oct. 26 (Sun) 14:00-16:00
Admission: Free with ticket to exhibition
Please see the museum’s website for details and more information on related events.

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from October 04, 2014 at 9:00 to November 24, 2014 at 17:00

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